RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

Camper Vans Continue to Increase in Industry

Tue Sep 6, 2016

One of the latest camper vans to emerge on the scene, the new 2017 Hobby Vantana relies on a few smart, space-saving features to give it a leg up on the competition.

In a claimed world first, Hobby has replaced the typical refrigerator box with a "SlimLine" fridge that hovers above the kitchen counter like an overhead cabinet. The German camper specialist also has injected a few other unique features and styling elements into its latest van.

Additional Information: http://newatlas.com/2017-hobby-vantan-camper-van/45246/